Category: Fun Facts

Alcohol Facts in States across the U.S. (Trivia & Fun Facts)

alcohol facts in states

There are many strange and surprising alcohol facts in states across the US. They largely reflect cultural ambivalence over the proper role of drinking in society. For example, Repeal of National Prohibition (1920-1933) occurred long ago. Yet there are many dry (prohibition) counties in the country. In fact, almost one of every five U.S. adults …

Read more

Early Alcohol Trivia from Cavemen To Columbus: Fun Facts

history of liquor

Humans have made alcoholic beverages for thousands of years. Here we look at early alcohol trivia from caveman to Columbus. Share your favorite alcohol fun facts with friends and family! Beer was probably a staple before bread. 1 The world’s oldest known recipe is for beer. 2 Alcohol beverages have been produced for at least …

Read more

Bourbon Country Trail (Popular Destination in Kentucky)

bourbon country trail

Kentucky’s Bourbon Country Trail is a very popular drive. Travellers can visit six Bourbon distilleries located close to each other. They’re scattered among the rolling hills west of Lexington. Bourbon has been a part of American history and culture for over 200 years. As a result,  Congress has declared Bourbon to be the official distilled …

Read more

Alcohol and Drinking in American Life and Culture: Fun Facts

Drinking in American life goes back to the early colonial settlers. (Virtually no Native Americans had alcohol.) Some people have called making and drinking alcohol as American as apple pie. Actually, these activities may be more American than apple pie. That’s because they existed in the country long before apples were introduced from Europe. Indeed, …

Read more

World Drinking Trivia in Western & Non-Western Cultures

When we travel, we’re often surprised at how people in other cultures do things. For example, their eating, drinking, and other life styles can be quite different. Here we look at world drinking trivia. World Drinking Trivia I. Non-Western Cultures Chicha is an alcohol beverage that people have made for thousands of years in Central …

Read more

Alcohol and Drinking Words & Terms: A Glossary & Dictionary

Alcohol and drinking words can be confusing. What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey? Between a generic and a semi-generic wine? Or between beer and ale? Once you know the differences, see if your friends do. It’s fun! A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z A (Alcohol & Drinking Words) Absinthe is a spirit drink of aromatics including star anise, fennel seed, …

Read more

Judgement of Paris: Historic Paris Wine Tasting of 1976.

The Judgement of Paris (historic Paris wine tasting of 1976) was a world-shaking event. It forever changed the world of wine. Before the Judgement of Paris, wine authorities largely agreed on one fact. That is, many places around the world could make good wine. But only in France could people make great wine. I. Judgement …

Read more

Wacky Alcohol Laws That Will Surprise You, Guaranteed!

underreport alcohol

Wacky alcohol laws exist across the entire U.S. and beyond. Discover some of these silly laws right here. They appear in groups by subject matter. Have fun learning about these wacky alcohol laws. Then share them with your friends and family.              Overview Wacky Alcohol Laws Resources I. Wacky Alcohol …

Read more

Trivia About Alcohol (Drinking Trivia from Around the World)

trivia about beer

Trivia about alcohol are fun! Amaze your friends and relatives. These trivia about alcohol appear in 12 categories. A fact that surprises most people is this. Standard drinks of beer, wine, and liquor or distilled spirits all contain the same amount of pure alcohol. Each has six-tenths of an ounce.          Overview Drinks …

Read more

Alcohol on Postage Stamps: Beer, Wine & Spirits

alcohol and postage

Alcohol on postage stamps is fun. Here you can find beer, wine, and distilled spirits (liquor) featured on stamps. And they’re issued by countries around the world.               Overview I.   Background II.  Alcohol on Postage Stamps III. Anti-Alcohol Stamps III. Resources I. Background: Alcohol on Postage Stamps Alcohol …

Read more